The Valley Foundation School of Nursing
Dr. Jayne Cohen
Director of the Valley Foundation School of Nursing
DONATE TO THE SCHOOL OF NURSING
Consider using the SJSU secure online giving form. Thank you! Please designate under 'other purpose' that you would like your donation to go the School of Nursing. If you prefer to make a donation by check, please complete and mail the donation form [pdf]
Considering a Career in Nursing?
The US Labor Department identifies the Registered Nurse (RN) as the top occupation in terms of job growth. California is among many states that continues to experience a nursing shortage. This workforce shortage is anticipated to increase as California's demographics grow and shift.
Career possibilities for Bachelor of Science prepared nurses are: Home Health Care Nurse, Case Manager, Sub-Acute Nurse, Hospital Staff Nurse, Health Clinic Nurse, Advice Nurse, Public Health Nurse, Manager, Administrator, Educator, School Nurse, and Primary Care Nurse. Nursing careers vary over a lifetime and permit changing careers within one profession.Advanced (Masters in Nursing) Degrees are available in a variety of specialties, including Nurse Educator, Nurse Administrator, and Nurse Informaticist. The joint Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree in collaboration with CSU - Fresno began in Fall 2012. This is a post-masters online doctoral program focused on advanced clinical practice, evidence-based leadership, and faculty preparation.